Diamond B Construction, a leading provider of highway, street, road, bridge, airport and many other types of high quality construction in Louisiana is currently seeking placement for the following position:

Asphalt Plant Operator to join our crews in the Alexandria, LA area.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Company Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
Company Paid Life Insurance ($10K) with additional Life Insurance Options
Long-Term Disability Insurance Options
401K with competitive Company Match
Employee Assistance Programs
Medical HRA Account
Vacation Pay
Earned Sick Leave Program
Strong Safety Culture

Job Duties:

Assisting Area Manager and Plant Manager with the safe, efficient and high quality operation and maintenance of asphalt plant and surrounding yard.
Demonstrating proper operation and maintenance of specialized equipment through hands-on work and training.
Directing work flow and solving problems in the absence of the Manager
Read, understands and correctly reacts to computer signals, gauges, temps and other indicators
Determines proper quantities of materials, adjusts controls, maintain speed, temperature and flow of materials
Makes manual adjustments to belts, conveyors, bearings and other moving parts
Assembles/disassembles equipment and structures
Understands and complies with applicable environmental laws and regulations
Safely delivers product by accurately dumping material through a controlled silo system
Performing other duties on the job site when equipment is not in operation, as to add to efficiency of our overall operation
Following all safety policies and PPE use

Safety Requirements:

Ability to work outdoors in high heat and cold
Ability to lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs. unassisted
Ability to walk and stand on uneven surfaces for long periods of time
Ability to operate designated equipment and company vehicles by safe use of levers, knobs, handles and peddles, steering mechanisms
Ability to stoop, bend and climb as needed
Ability to read, see and understand signs, signals, commands, instruction and safety policies
Ability to train and teach proper safety techniques and PPE use

Experience/Skills Required:

Must have minimum of 2 yrs. experience in an asphalt plant or industrial processing environment. A degree in construction management or related field is preferred.
Ability to operate specialized road and/or heavy equipment as needed

CANAAN LEASING AND DIAMOND B ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age (40 and over), religion or national origin, disability, veteran or other protected status.This Work Scope /Job Description are a general description of the basic job function, skills, knowledge and abilities, and the general duties of the position. The Work Scope does not necessarily include all the duties which may be required of an equipment operator. Work Scopes may be revised as needed.

Qualified candidates should apply at https://jobs.diamondb.com

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